Farmers Field – a planned $1 billion football stadium in downtown L.A. – takes a few small steps toward reality this week. It could be finished by 2015. But many hurdles remain.
Some of those finding fault with ‘The King’s Speech’ have griped about the use of the wrong kilt tartan, while others charge that the film whitewashes Nazi sympathies on the part of the king.
The Los Angeles school district will review its security policies after the apparently accidental shooting of two students at Gardena High School. But experts are split on whether big-money projects like metal detectors and surveillance cameras are the way to go.
Several state lawmakers want to make 'birthright citizenship' – the guarantee that all children born in the US are citizens – the next front against illegal immigration. It could be a tough battle.
In 2010, Los Angeles saw 297 homicides – down from more than 600 a year in the 1990s. The mayor and police groups praise the LAPD, but other are dubious.
'Tron: Legacy' is further evidence that Hollywood is catering to a new generation of moviegoers whose appetite for video games and reality TV has changed the very nature of stardom.
Organized 'spontaneous' arts events seek to win over a younger crowd.
The 1982 'Tron' movie didn't make much money when it opened. But 'Tron: Legacy' topped the weekend box office with more than $43 million.
Women are the fastest-growing group of people facing homelessness. Organizations, such as one in Los Angeles' skid row, try a multipronged approach to helping homeless women, starting with housing.
Disney's Rapunzel tale, 'Tangled,' was the No. 1 movie in the US last week, surprisingly beating 'Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part 1' by mixing the studio's old-school princess formula with a dash of action appeal for boys.